Wage, Sexual Orientation, Defects And Drug Testing Complaints Hit Federal Courts

Mealey's (June 29, 2016, 11:06 AM EDT) -- Recent class action lawsuits filed in federal courts across the country include wage-and-hour and employee classification claims, sexual orientation claims, auto defects and allegedly falsified drug testing.

Employment Classification

A Wisconsin man filed a class complaint in a Wisconsin federal court on June 24 accusing Uber Technologies Inc. and the company’s CEO of misclassifying drivers who work in Wisconsin as independent contractors and denying its drivers overtime wages, reimbursement for expenses and gratuities (Lamont Lathan, et al. v. Uber Technologies, Inc., et al., No. 16-794, E.D....
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